Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
60.3.67
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 10.3 cm; Diam (rim): 8.2 cm, (foot): 6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1475-1525
Primary Description: 
Transparent pale yellowish-green bubbly glass with many impurities; slight stain marks; iridescent and frosted spots at base; free-blown, applied and tooled decoration. Barrel shaped body with high kicked-up base having rough pontil mark, cupped rim; around the body three notched rigaree bands as well as a thin thread below rim constriction; base has an applied crimped ring base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Henrich, Wilhelm, Source
Category: 
Masterpieces of Glass: A World History From The Corning Museum of Glass (1990) illustrated, pp. 88-89, pl. 36; BIB# 33819
Recent Important Acquisitions, 3 (1961) illustrated, pp. 138-139, #17;